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ESO Stamina Warden PVP Build – Destroyer

Stamina Warden PVP

Destroyer is a powerful Stamina Warden PVP Build, designed for Battlegrounds and open world PVP. The build offers great survivability and massive burst damage. It is capable to solo fight most enemies but shines when you co-operate with the rest of your team. The Warden is a strong PVP Class with several strong active and passive abilities to assist you in fight!

If you are a new player, you can take a look at my Warden Beginner Guide. For a Magicka Warden PVP Build you can take a look at Frozen.

You can find more Builds in the Warden Builds page.

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Stamina Warden PVP Build Setup

Destroyer deals massive but delayed Burst damage and can kill any enemy! The Build also offers several utility and defensive skills that will help you stay alive against multiple enemies.

HeadGaze of Sithis/VelidrethHeavy/MediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina/Multi-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ShouldersVelidrethMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
HandsHeartland ConquerorMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
LegsHeartland ConquerorMediumInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
ChestHeartland ConquerorHeavyInfusedMulti-Effect ( Tri-Stat )
WaistHeartland ConquerorMediumImpenetrableMax. Stamina
FeetHeartland ConquerorMediumWell-FittedMax. Stamina
NecklaceTitanborn StrengthJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
RingTitanborn StrengthJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
RingTitanborn StrengthJewelInfusedWeapon Damage
Two Handed WeaponTitanborn StrengthMaulSharpenedEscapist's Poison IX
One Hand WeaponTitanborn StrengthAny 1-Hand WeaponDefendingDrain Health Poison IX
Off HandTitanborn StrengthShieldImpenetrableMax. Stamina

Armor Sets for Stamina Warden PVP Build

Skills for Stamina Warden PVP Build

The following skills will help you deal massive damage but also protect yourself from enemies!

 Front BarBack Bar
Skill 1Dizzying SwingInvasion
Skill 2ExecutionerPierce Armor
Skill 3Fetcher Infection/Growing SwarmBull Netch
Skill 4Subterranean AssaultIce Fortress
Skill 5Bird of PreyResolving Vigor
Ultimate SkillDawnbreaker of SmitingPermafrost
  • Dizzying Swing(Uppercut): A great offensive skill to set the enemy off balance.
  • Executioner(Reverse Slash): Execute ability. Most of your kills will come by using this skill on low health enemies.
  • Fetcher Infection(Swarm): Great damage DOT skill that applies Minor Vulnerability.You can also use Growing Swarm(Swarm).
  • Subterranean Assault(Scorch): Very strong offensive skill that attacks everyone in the area in front of you.
  • Bird of Prey(Falcon’s Swiftness): Slotted for the passive boost to damage.
  • Dawnbreaker of Smiting(Dawnbreaker): Our main Ultimate.
  • Invasion(Shield Charge): Gap closer that also stuns enemies.
  • Pierce Armor(Puncture): Debuffs enemies.
  • Bull Netch(Betty Netch): Very important self-buff. Boosts our weapon damage and is essential for our sustain.
  • Ice Fortress(Frost Cloak): Great self and group buff that increases our resistances and reduces incoming damage.
  • Resolving Vigor(Vigor): Our healing ability.
  • Permafrost(Sleet Storm): Secondary Ultimate, great against multiple enemies.

Passive Skills for Stamina Warden PVP Build

Very important passive skills that can help you maximize the potential of your Stamina Warden PVP Build.

  • All Passive Skills from your Class’ Lines
  • All Passive Skills from Weapon Lines you are using
  • Passive Skills from Armor Lines you are using
  • Passive Abilities from Guild lines(Fighters Guild, Mages Guild, Psijic Order) that affect your skills/Build
  • Fighters Guild Passives: Intimidating Presence, Slayer, Banish the Wicked, Skilled Tracker
  • Undaunted Passives
  • Your Racial Passives
  • Medicinal Use Passive from Alchemy to boost the effectiveness of Potions

Champion Points for Stamina Warden PVP Build

Below you will find the best Champion Points setup for the Build. If you would like to learn more about Champion Points and how they work, you can read my ESO Champion Points Guide.


Slottable Stars: Deadly Aim, Master-at-Arms, Wrathful Strikes, Ironclad

Passive: Tireless Discipline, Piercing, Battle Mastery, Mighty, Quick Recovery, Hardy, Elemental Aegis, Preparation, Precision, Blessed, Eldritch Insight


Slottable Stars: Rationer, Liquid Efficiency, Master Gatherer, Steed’s Blessing

Passive: Gilded Fingers, Fortune’s Favor, Wanderer, Steadfast Enchantment, Treasure Hunter(slottable, required for path)


Slottable Stars: Strategic Reserve, Juggernaut, Fortified, Rejuvenation

Passive: Sprinter, Hasty, Tireless Guardian, Hero’s Vigor, Mystic Tenacity, Tumbling, Defiance

Consumables for Stamina Warden PVP Build

We are using Artaeum Takeaway Broth or Orzorga’s Smoked Bear Haunch as Food and Essence of Immovability (Stamina version) as Potions.

Escapist’s Poison IX and Drain Health Poison IX as Poisons.

Info for Stamina Warden PVP Build

Several important info for the Stamina Warden PVP Build. What Mundus to use, the best race for the build and how to assign your attribute points.

Attribute Points

All points to Stamina

Mundus Stone

The Warrior for the best Weapon Damage possible.

What Race is best for Stamina Warden PVP Build

Imperial – Redguard – Dark Elf – Orc is the best race for a Stamina Warden PVP Build. Any Race with Stamina bonuses can work well though. You can find more about the playable races in my ESO Race Guide!

Vampire or Werewolf

Neither is necessary.

Rotation for Stamina Warden PVP Build

Buff yourself and your group with Bull Netch and Ice Fortress. Try to keep them up all the time. Move together with your team and defend if necessary.

Once you pick a target start your attack with Subterranean Assault, Fetcher Infection/Growing Swarm, close the distance to your enemy with Invasion and debuff with Pierce Armor. Ideally Subterranean Assault will strike when you reach your enemy or shortly after.

Continue with Dizzying Swing, Executioner. A very strong combo when performed correctly that few enemies can survive. Use Dawnbreaker of Smiting if it is ready. Heal with Resolving Vigor and use Permafrost against multiple enemies. Try to always Light Attack before skills to boost your damage.

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